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Staff HPC Hardware/Software Computing Specialist w/ Current Active TS Clearance

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Northridge
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Requisition ID: RCategory: EngineeringLocation: Northridge - CA, United States of AmericaCitizenship Required: United States CitizenshipClearance Type: Top SecretTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this positionShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the TimePositions Available: 1At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work - and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.Job DescriptionNorthrop Grumman Defense Systems (NGDS) - Advanced Weapons is searching for an HPC Hardware/Software Computing Specialist w/ Current Active Top Secret Clearance focused on DevOps. The successful candidate will collaborate with and support a staff of engineering analysts in multiple areas solving complex problems utilizing HPC Clusters. The working environment includes computer hardware of various design configurations that include CPU, GPU, and FPGA based processing that host computationally intensive commercial and in-house developed applications. As a member of our Advanced Programs engineering staff, you will use your direct experience in defining computing needs, specifying hardware requirements, supporting procurement by collaboration with computer suppliers, integrating software tools specific to integrated HW and SW solutions and maintain these systems with relevant updates. You must have experience in air gapped systems and relevant OPSEC requirements and procedures.Key responsibilities:Architect and customize High Performance Computing (HPC) applications that require a range of processing solutions to include CPU's, GPU's, and FPGA'sDefine computing needs, specify hardware requirements, and collaborate with computing system suppliers to implement an HPC capability.A working knowledge of Finite Elements/Difference and boundary value problems that enables creation of new or modification of existing software applications based on requirements supporting HPC environmentsDevelop and implement kernel modifications to maximize runtime performanceOperation of LINUX/UNIX OS systems (NFS ,LDAP ,SSH, ansible, LUSTRE file system, TCP/UDP)Generation of applicable documentation, user manuals and presentationsInterfacing with program management and technical staffBasic QualificationsMinimum 14 years of related experience with a Bachelor's ; 12 years with a Master'sIntel AVX 512 instruction set and CUDA core understandingA background in High Performance Computing using different versions of MPI (MPICH, OpenMPI, Intel MPI)Experience with script / software development for the purpose of automating test and system configurationExperience in software engineering with C/C++ in a Linux environment (Make, GNU)Experience with InfiniBand, Myrinet, 10Gb backplanesExperience developing automated tests for acceptance, functional, system and regression testingKnowledge of programming and using MPI to solve parallel processing applicationsWorking knowledge of job schedulers ( PBS, slurm, etc)Active Top Secret Clearance with a re-investigation date in the last 6 years.Strong written and verbal communications skillsPreferred Qualifications:Experience in software development on a real time operating systemExperience using and/or setting up a DevSecOps pipelineWorking knowledge of CAD programsWorking knowledge of JSIGFamiliarity with common source control tools (git, Mercurial, etc.) and automated build system workflows (Jenkins, Go, etc.)Knowledge of 3D modelingSalary Range: 141400 - 212200Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Keywords: Northrop Grumman, Los Angeles , Staff HPC Hardware/Software Computing Specialist w/ Current Active TS Clearance, IT / Software / Systems , Northridge, California

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